Setting up your server

In order to run mit-tab for your tournament, it has to be accessible to all of your competitors on the internet. The MIT-Tab Deploy application handles that process.

To set up a tournament, visit The form is pretty self-explanatory. You’ll receive an email once the initialization process is completed.

If you want to be able to test out mit-tab on a separate server with fake data, you can check the Include Test Tournament? box, and you’ll get a server at [tournament name] The login will be tab as the username and password as the password. This is a great way to test how to enter scratches, pair a round, etc.

NOTE: Due to how the tournaments are set up, using quote characters (' or ") in your password may cause a bug. Keep it simple.